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Water-Year Summary for Site 11098000

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Water year 2018: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
11098000 Arroyo Seco near Pasadena, CA
LOCATION - Lat 34°13'20", long 118°10'36" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.31, T.2 N., R.12 W., Los Angeles County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18070105, on right bank, 0.7 mi east of Angeles Crest Highway, 1.5 mi upstream from Millard Canyon, and 5.5 mi northwest of Pasadena.
DRAINAGE AREA - 16 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - December 1910 to January 1913 (fragmentary), April 1913 to November 1915, April 1916 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS - WSP 1315-B: 1914 (instantaneous maximum discharge), 1918 (instantaneous maximum discharge), 1920-21 (instantaneous maximum discharge). WSP 1928: Drainage area.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Broad-crested weir since November 1938. Datum of gage is 1,397.88 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Oct. 1, 1916, nonrecording gage at different datum. Oct. 1, 1916, to Oct. 19, 1945, water-stage recorder at datum 4.00 ft lower.
REMARKS - Records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. No regulation or diversion upstream from station. See schematic diagram of San Gabriel River and Los Angeles River Basins available from the California Water Science Center.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 8,620 ft³/s, Mar. 2, 1938, gage height, 9.42 ft, present datum, on basis of slope-area measurement of peak flow; no flow at times in some years.